Found December 05, 2011 on LA Times:
The Lakers won't wait long for a dreaded back-to-back-to-back situation.

Report: Lakers Willing to Trade Anyone But Kobe Bryant for Dwight Howard, Chris Paul

The Lakers are known to want to get younger after their aging core fell short in last year's playoffs, and they are reportedly willing to revamp almost their entire roster. The Lakers are willing to part with anyone except Kobe Bryant to pull off two trades, one for Magic center Dwight Howard and one for Hornets point guard Chris Paul, ESPN's Chris Broussard reports. That...

Video: Kobe and MJ – Great Expecations

Kobe Bryant’s expectations were to become the best basketball player he could be—which, specifically, meant becoming the greatest ever. This collaboration between KonyginGD and MaxaMillion doesn’t criticize No. 24 for falling short of Michael Jordan’s pedestal. Rather, it celebrates two of the greatest basketball players the game’s ever seen.

No way the Lakers get CP3 and Howard (right?)

From gang hideouts to tanning salons, Lakers fans are buzzing about reports that have their team pursuing both Dwight Howard and Chris Paul. I'm here to assure Celtics fans that the likelihood of Mitch Kupchak pulling off two mega-deals is remote. Except there's a massive gap between "want" and "possible." Put aside questions of how much all this...

Ettore Messina “curious and worried” about life with Los Angeles Lakers

Coming to AmericaFrom BallinEurope’s man in Italy, Enrico Cellini: In an interview to be published in major Italian daily Corriere della Sera, Ettore Messina summarizes his coaching experiences around Europe and talks about his forthcoming adventure as the Los Angeles Lakers’ assistant coach. Messina began his career in Italy but then started “to feel uneasy” with his native...

Brown to use Popovich-Duncan dynamic with Bryant

With NBA training camps getting set to begin this Friday, a superstar and new head coach will be creating their first full practice together for what will could be an interesting season for the franchise they both work for. Mike Brown was hired back in the summer to take over the helm of Hollywood central as Phil Jackson retired from coaching the Los Angeles Lakers. While taking...

Lakers must go after Dwight Howard

L.A. would have to give up Andrew Bynum and probably Lamar Odom or Pau Gasol, but it's what the Lakers need to give them a jolt.The Orlando Magic made its most desperate attempt to court Dwight Howard the other day in a move understood by starry-eyed lovers everywhere.

Shortened season features 42 back-to-back-to-backs

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers will play games on the first three nights of the NBA season, the first of 42 back-to-back-to-back sets teams will face during this lockout-shortened season.

Lakers open with three-peat, but it's not the kind they'll relish

NBA schedule to be released Tuesday has them playing on season's first three nights, vs. Chicago, at Sacramento and vs. Utah, all without Andrew Bynum. Lakers also are working on signing Jason Kapono.The Lakers aren't officially back together, but a familiar face stopped by their training facility Monday.
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